Concert Series 2012 - 2013
43 Years of Great Music in a Great Space!
Sundays at 4:00pm - Tickets at the door
The longest-running concert series in Rockland, GraceMusic has presented early music, jazz, modern, and contemporary instrumental and vocal works since 1970, showcasing the work of both international and local artists. Based at Nyack’s Grace Church, the series features music of all kinds, familiar favorites as well as new styles, sounds, and composers, performed by accomplished professional professional musicians some of whom may well be your neighbors.
Past programs have featured Anonymous 4, the contemporary quartet Ethel, cellists David Geber & Julia Lichten, British organist David Briggs, the Grace Church Choir, and the vocal ensemble NY Polyphony.
Concert Series 2012 2013
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 4:00pm
Talujon Percussion Quartet has performed widely in NYC, including the 2012 Bang-On-A-Can Marathon. "Drum wizards TPQ use an esoteric variety of percussion instruments in a myriad of ingenious ways" (Village Voice). Steve Reich's seminal work, "Drumming" will be on the program. [www.talujon.com/]
43rd Annual Messiah Sing
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 4:00pm
Rockland’s beloved Messiah Sing! We provide the soloists, you sing the choruses. Listeners welcome. A Rockland holiday tradition, with guest conductor Brian-Paul Thomas. All tickets $10; children free.
Gail Archer, Organ
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:00pm
International concert organist Gail Archer will present our first solo organ recital in more than 15 years! Dr. Archer is Professor of Music at Barnard College, director of the Columbia-Barnard chorus, and College Organist at Vassar. Her program will be eclectic (Messiaen, Ives, Bach, more) -- something for everyone's tastes. Come hear our Cassavant shake the rafters! [http://www.gailarcher.com/]
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 4:00pm
An ensemble of dynamic musicians committed to performing contemporary music
with "dazzling technique and out-of-the-box creativity" (Lucid Culture NY). Based in NYC and San Francisco, the ensemble's core members draw on vast experience performing all types of classical music - from the traditional to wildly experimental. [http://redshiftensemble.com/About.html]
Grace Church Choir in Concert
April 21, 2013
Our annual concert with the Grace Church Choir, directed by Brandon Beachamp, will feature the works of French composer Francis Poulenc and other twentieth century French composers.
Admission: $20, Seniors: $15, Students $5. Tickets Available at the door.
Meet the Artists reception follows all concerts except the Messiah Sing.
We Need Friends!
Admission fees do not cover the costs of GraceMusic concerts a group of generous friends helps to make them possible.
As a Friends of Grace Music, a donation of up to $99 makes you an official Supporter, $100 - $199 a Contributor, $300 -$399 a Benefactor, and $400 and up an Angel. Supporters and Contributors receive an acknowledgement (or memorial of your choosing) in our programs. Benefactors and above also receive complimentary admission to each performance.
Please consider becoming a patron of these fine concerts by sending a check to:
130 First Avenue
Nyack, New York 10960
845-358-1297 ext. 16